" . . . . it makes my
place look good"
worked with Peter and seen what happens from his studio I know now how
very important frames are, especially "artist" frames in adding
character and personality and presence to an already quality piece of
There are many types of frame
style, finish, and embellishment.
Just a few of these are >
Lemon Gold 22.9 ct
Yellow Gold 23.5 ct
Red Gold 22.9 ct
Green Gold 18.4 ct
Versailles 22.9 ct
The Early Colours (Pigments)
Orpiment - Bright yellow and
opaque. Used by the ancient Egyptians.
Gamboge - tree resin - bright
transparent yellow used
in Middle Ages
Vermillion deep - bright,
opaque red. Used by
Alizarin lake - dye extracted from madder root and used by Romans.
Verdigris - hydrated copper acetate
used by Romans.
Malachite - greenish copper
carbonate used by ancient Egyptians
Egyptian Blue - used in Egypt from
about 3000 BC then by Romans.
Blue Verditer - widely used in mid
Smalt - cobalt blue glass first
made in the 17th century.
Rose Madder - alizarin dye extract from madder root since Roman times.
Pearl Lustre Pigments
Lustre pigments are made from mica flakes finely coated with titanium
and/or iron oxides. The thickness and combination of coatings produces
refraction of light to give an appearance similar to oil film on water.
They give a wide range of effects, from soft satin to sparkling
brilliance, over other colours.
actual end effect,
each frame is made
from scratch in the studio by Peter himself and painted by him
personally, not by a team of "artisans" as in the case of so many other
The back of
the frames are given as
attention as the front, having a frame seal to authenticate the
matching frame-to-art assemblage. This is in addition to a certificate
of authenticity which accompanies each individual limited edition work.
reproductions presented in hand embellished
contemporary frames that are created to individually match each and
every picture. Each presents itself as a fine art painting.
A fine art
studio or atelier specialising in Fine art work for sale.
printed but having the appearance of a Fine art oil painting.
Fine art framed artworks.
A contemporary fine art publisher.
That's what LEGENDARY ART
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